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Newly merged Johnson & Tyco “positioned to drive new innovations”

“We are more than just two businesses that have come together—we are now one team uniquely positioned to create value,” said Alex Molinaroli, chair and CEO of Johnson Controls, which began operations last week as a newly formed company following the completion of its merger with Tyco. >> Read full article

Osram’s LEDvance business has a buyer, but what about Canada?

Over the course of the summer, you may have heard that a Chinese outfit called MLS Co. Ltd.—the parent company of Atlanta, Ga.-based Forest Lighting USA—is part of a consortium that plans to acquire Osram’s LEDvance lighting business. What does this mean for Canada? >> Read full article

2 DAYS LEFT: SUBMIT your Electrical Safety Champion Award nominations!

We need utilities and maintenance nominations ASAP! The 2016 edition of our Electrical Safety Champion Awards is open to all Canadians across our nation. It’s FREE and you can submit to more than one category! Nominate yourself! >> Read full article

$182k for Electrical Industry Training Institute in Langley, B.C.

Ninety-six training seats for electric utility arborists in Langley, B.C. are now available thanks to a recent investment of $182,000 from the British Columbia government through the Industry Training Authority (ITA). >> Read full article

 Featured News 
PHOTOS: 2016 EFC Federation Cup Golf Day

PHOTOS: 2016 EFC Federation Cup Golf Day

The weather couldn’t have been better for the 16th annual EFC Federation Cup Golf Tournament, drawing 270+ golfers (and duffers) to Rattlesnake Point in Milton, Ont. >> Learn More…


Brady’s BSP45 automated sleeve applicator

Brady says its new BSP45 automated sleeve applicator improves the sleeve application process by automatically removing sleeves from the liner, opening them so a wire can be inserted and then applying them to the wire. >> Read full article

RECALL: National Time 541S fire alarm pull stations

National Time & Signal has issued a recall involving about 3500 fire alarm pull stations as the pull handle can break when manually pulled and fail to activate the alarm system. >> Read full article

Banvil2000’s dual colour LED panel lights

A new addition to Banvil2000’s “ultra slim” downlight panel family is the dual colour edge lit model, available in three different sizes: 4-in., 6-in. or 7-in. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Energy Storage in Canada 2016: Accelerating the Future

Date & Location: Sept. 20-21 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: In partnership with Energy Storage Ontario (ESO) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Energy Storage in Canada: Accelerating the Future Conference is “the first-ever conference dedicated to advancing energy storage across Canada,” according to organizers, and offers an in-depth look at the drivers for storage among other topics. >> More Info

OEL Golf Day 2016 • Ontario Electrical League

Date & Location: Sept. 21 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Ontario Electrical League (OEL) is hosting a golf day at Royal Woodbine Golf Club, located at 195 Galaxy Blvd. in Toronto. The $160/golfer fee includes 18 holes, cart, BBQ lunch and après golf finger foods. >> More Info

ECAO Industry Conference 2016

Date & Location: Sept. 21-25 • Minett, Ont.
Info: The Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario (ECAO) is hosting its 2016 Industry Conference at The Rosseau JW Marriott Resort & Spa “in the heart of Muskoka”. >> More Info

Get airborne (ultrasound) for electrical reliability WEBINAR

Date & Location: Oct. 6 • Online
Info: Reduce arc flash AND create a safer inspection? That’s where airborne ultrasound comes in! Certified maintenance & reliability professional Sean Miller will show how airborne ultrasound can be used on open or enclosed systems to detect and analyze corona, tracking and arcing, and explain how airborne ultrasound and infrared thermography compliment each other and take your electrical maintenance and reliability program to the next level. >> More Info